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Passport Guide for Hockessin

Residents of Hockessin in New Castle County, Delaware have only a single location from which they can get a passport application sealed at. The passport agent in Hockessin can provide you with passport forms or witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you don't need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent). Besides the 1 passport office here in Hockessin, there are (16) other passport offices in Delaware from which you can get a passport application sealed at. If you are not needing a passport for at least (4-6) weeks, you can visit the sole passport acceptance agent listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Hockessin, Delaware and Expedited Passport service options for Hockessin.


How to Get a Passport in Hockessin, Delaware

Getting a passport in Hockessin is easy, it depends on what type of passport application you are doing and how quickly you need it processed. We've written the following passport guides, it doesn't matter if you are in Hockessin or not as the process will be similar regardless of where you are, The standard passport processing times right now are 10 to 12 weeks to receive your passport.

* Anyone applying for a new passport in Hockessin will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Hockessin, there is one less than 100 miles from Hockessin.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Hockessin

Just a quick note about passport renewals because it will save you a lot of time, money, and hassles. It doesn't matter where you are, if you are in Hockessin or any other city in Delaware or any other state for that matter. If you have your old passport that is in good condition, it expired less than 5 years ago (or hasn't expired yet) and you are an adult - you can simply do your renewal paperwork online at the Department of State / Bureau of Consular Affairs and mail it in with new passport photos. It is currently taking 10-12 weeks standard processing or 4-6 weeks for expedited processing. If you need to renew it faster, you MUST have proof of travel and you must visit a regional passport office yourself, the closest ones to Hockessin are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.


Passport Office in Hockessin, DE

Hockessin Post Office
651 Valley Rd
Hockessin DE, 19707

Looking for a passport office in Hockessin? There are hundreds of such offices in Delaware. These local passport offices are typically post offices, county clerk offices, and other government offices (Keep in mind: that not all county clerks, and not all post offices are acceptance agents). These ofices don't issue passports but witness your signature and officially seal your passport application. There is a $35 fee for sealing your application and supporting documentation. Renewals do not need to visit an acceptance agent.

There is only a single passport office in Hockessin.

Hockessin Post Office
651 Valley Rd
Hockessin, DE 19707
 

Additional passport offices that are located near Hockessin Delaware:
Greenville Branch Post Office - Wilmington - 4.1 Miles
Newark Main Post Office - Newark - 6.4 Miles
Rodney Square Station Post Office - Wilmington - 6.5 Miles
Talleyville Postal Store - Wilmington - 6.5 Miles
Federal Station Post Office - Newark - 7.3 Miles
Wilmington Post Office and Distribution Center - New Castle - 8.4 Miles
Chester County Justice Center - West Chester - 11.1 Miles
Pennsville Post Office - Pennsville - 11.4 Miles
USPS Elkton Post Office - Elkton - 12.5 Miles
Downingtown Post Office - Downingtown - 13.2 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near Hockessin

Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Hockessin for document sealing.

Hockessin Delaware, Kennett Square Pennsylvania, Greenville Delaware, Elsmere Delaware, Avondale Pennsylvania, Newport Delaware, Newark Delaware, New Castle Delaware, Arden Delaware, Claymont Delaware, Penns Grove New Jersey, Pennsville New Jersey, Chester Heights Pennsylvania, Delaware City Delaware, Downingtown Pennsylvania, Oxford Pennsylvania, Coatesville Pennsylvania, Lima Pennsylvania, Upland Pennsylvania, Exton Pennsylvania

Regional Passport Offices Close to Hockessin

These are passport issuing facilities. You will need to make an appointment and present proof of upcoming travel but in most cases, you will be able to get passport renewal, new passports, child passports, or a lost passport replacement Same Day or Next Day.

Philadelphia Passport Agency - 26.8 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 82.4 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 95.5 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 124.1 Miles
Buffalo Passport Agency - 235.1 Miles


Passport Expediting in Hockessin, Delaware

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Hockessin. Passport expediting companies charge their own set of fees for their service in addition to the government passport application fee and government expediting fee. The cost gets more expensive the faster your passport is needed and it's actually not any faster than visiting a regional passport office yourself. However, using an expediting service is highly convenient as you won't have to go to a regional passport office yourself (for any DS11 application, you will still need to visit a local acceptance agent to get your documents sealed).

Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting



Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Hockessin, Delaware

What is the application process of getting a passport in Hockessin?

Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Hockessin.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to the only passport office in Hockessin to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide

How fast can I get a passport in Hockessin?

There are a couple of different methods to getting your passport processed, which route you choose will determine how fast your passport will be received. By going to a passport service office in Hockessin, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks).

While not down the street, the closest option for a passport-issuing facility is the Philadelphia Passport Agency, it's not too far from Hockessin and if you can provide proof of travel within the next seventy-two hours, you can make an appointment there and get a passport.

If you have trouble getting an appointment at the Philadelphia Passport Agency, there are additional regional offices that are farther but may be options for you, see regional passport offices near Hockessin.

How much does a passport cost in Hockessin?

Unlike drivers licenses and state IDs, passports are a Federal (national) document, it costs the same no matter what city or state you are in, $110 ($145 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $80 ($115 with acceptance agent fee) for child passports. There may be some additional fees and / or expenses that you might need to pay, please see passport fees for an explaination of all passport fees and costs.

Where to get passport photos in Hockessin?

One of the most common questions we get asked is where "where should I get my passport photos taken at?" First, have a look at our in-depth passport photo guide so you know everything there is to know about passport photos. Here are the major stores that take and print passport photos near Hockessin.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #11052 - Hockessin - (0.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Hwy 41 & Brackenville Rd.
2012 Brackenville Rd
Hockessin DE 19707
(302) 234-5710
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11080 - Hockessin - (1.4 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Valley Rd & Limestone Rd
6317 Limestone Rd
Hockessin DE 19707
(302) 234-5440
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11024 - Wilmington - (2.9 mi)
The Shops Of Linden Hill
4575 New Linden Hill Rd
Wilmington DE 19808
(302) 456-3000
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11005 - Wilmington - (3.2 mi)
The Milltown Shopping Center
1323 Mckennans Church Rd
Wilmington DE 19808
(302) 999-0515
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10376 - Pike Creek - (3.2 mi)
Photo Center
604 Corner Ketch Rd
Pike Creek DE 19711
(302) 235-5509
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #7183 - Landenberg - (3.3 mi)
Photo Center
730 Newark Road
Landenberg PA 19350
(610) 268-1214
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
UPS Store - Wilmington Area - (4 mi)
1 Greenville Crossing
4023 Kennett Pike
Wilmington DE 19807
(302) 429-9780
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #11025 - Greenville - (4 mi)
Greenville Crossing Shopping Center
4011 Kennett Pike
Greenville DE 19807
(302) 427-5650
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #11069 - Wilmington - (4 mi)
Chestnut Run Shopping Center
1710 Faulkland Rd
Wilmington DE 19805
(302) 994-1971
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Wilmington Store - (4.3 mi)
Photo Center
1251 Centerville Rd
Wilmington DE 19808
302-252-4421
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44